FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Byline Bank Awards more than $20,000 to local nonprofits for It Pays to Bank Local Contest
CHICAGO, IL (November 22) – Byline Bank announced today that it has recognized Bow Wow Revolution as the grand prize winner of Byline Bank’s 2019 It Pays to Bank Local Contest. The contest searched for Chicagoland’s favorite nonprofit based on a series of criteria including social engagement and impressive stories – Bow Wow Revolution met and exceeded those expectations of engagement consistently throughout the contest flooring the judges with over twenty thousand votes in the final round. The award was presented to Jen Freels, President, at volunteer-and foster-based rescue, Bow Wow Revolution in Chicago.
Second prize awarded to Youth Crossroads, Teri Terrazino, Donor Relations, for $7,500.
Third prize awarded to Almost Home, Sarah Galvan, Executive Director, and Lara Batchelor, President, for $5,000.
“We could not be more excited for this prize!” said Jen Freels, President, Bow Wow Revolution. “It means so much to the members of our community, and for the lives it will save and help fund. We could not have done this without our voters and Bow Wow family. We’re incredibly thankful to Byline Bank for making this opportunity possible.”
“At Byline, we’re committed to investing in our communities in meaningful ways that help our neighbors,” says Alberto J. Paracchini, President and Chief Executive Officer of Byline Bank. “We’re grateful to be able to present this well-deserved prize to our inspiring winners.”